Museum’s free movies showcase area’s history
See a documentary at 1 p.m. Wednesdays: “Carolina Stories: The Last Ride – Memories of the Myrtle Beach Pavilion” June 21; “Birth of a Nation: The Making of the Declaration of Independence” June 28; and more “Carolina Stories” with “Jail, No Bail” on July 5, “The Last Auction” July 12 and “Finding Clovis” July 19. Details at 843-915-5320 or www.horrycountymuseum.org.
Details: At Horry County Museum, 805 Main St., Conway, open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays. Free.
‘Food for Thought’ lectures open at museum
A “Food for Thought” nine-lecture series on several Wednesdays this summer opens with author Natalie Dupree, timed for the “Feast Your Eyes: Celebrating the Food of the South” and “Feast Local: Brant Barrett Photography” exhibits through Sept. 17. Details at 843-238-2510 or myrtlebeachartmuseum.org.
Details: 2-3:30 p.m. at Franklin G. Burroughs-Simeon P. Chapin Art Museum, 3100 S. Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach, for $10 with reservations. Museum open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays and 1-4 p.m. Sundays, with free admission for exhibits.
‘Hobcaw Barony’ books ‘Wild Wednesdays’
“Wild Wednesdays” is a summer series every two weeks for families with children, starting with a “Children’s Beach Walk,” for ages 7-16, on their own, 2:30-5 p.m., for $10 per youngster. Also, a “Family Tour of Hobcaw Barony” is 1:30-3:30 p.m. Saturday, for $20 per person, with space for 28 people. Registration required for all programs at 843-546-4623 or www.hobcawbarony.org.
Details: At Hobcaw Barony, on U.S. 17, just north of Georgetown.
Cheesesteak Factory host for free cruise-in
Hot Rod Promotions will have a cruise-in. Details at 843-503-8245.
Details: 5-8 p.m. at Cheesesteak Factory, 310 U.S. 17 Business N., Surfside Beach. Free.
Myrtle Waves cues up movies weekly in wave pool
Family “Dive-In Movie Nights” roll every Wednesday, weather permitting, on this evening with “Rogue One: A Stars Wars Story.” (Also, “Trolls” on June 28, “Sing” July 5, “Finding Dory” July 12, “The Jungle Book” July 19, “The Lego Batman Movie” July 26, “Kung Fu Panda 3” Aug. 2, and “Dolphin Tale 2” Aug. 9.) Park opens 10 a.m. daily. Details at 843-913-9250 or www.myrtlewaves.com.
Details: 6:30 p.m. at Myrtle Waves Water Park, at 3000 Mr. Joe White Avenue North Extension, Myrtle Beach, at U.S. 17. Special general admission after 4 p.m. Wednesdays for $13.99 plus tax – no next day free with this rate.
Brookgreen open late for ‘Cool Summer Evenings’
During “Cool Summer Evenings,” Brookgreen Gardens stays open until 9 p.m. Wednesdays-Fridays, through Aug. 11, with concerts at 7 p.m. every Wednesday and Friday, this week with the Indigo Choral Society and Paul Grimshaw Band, respectively. Also, on Thursdays: Butterfly Field activities at 5 p.m., Ron Daise orating stories at 6 p.m., and for extra $8 for adults, $4 children, “A Pirate Adventure” boat rides at 5, 6 and 7 p.m. Details at 843-235-6000, 800-849-1931 or www.brookgreen.org/CoolSummerEvenings.html.
Details: At Brookgreen, on U.S. 17, between Murrells Inlet and Litchfield Beach (open 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. daily). Free with admission, which lasts seven days: $16 ages 13-64, $14 ages 65 and older, $8 ages 4-12, and free ages 3 and younger.
Turtle takes turn on aquarium ‘Family Paint Night’
Join a “Family Paint Night,” for ages 8 and older, every two weeks with Instructors from Saltwater Surf Art and these themes: sea turtle on June 21, dolphin July 5, sand piper July 19, and lorikeets Aug. 2. Reservations required at 910- 772-0500 or www.ncaquariums.com/fort-fisher.
Details: 6:30-8:30 p.m. at N.C. Aquarium at Fort Fisher, on U.S. 421, just south of Kure Beach, each $45 per person, including include paint, canvas, and easel use.
Edwards, Avatar Blue perform blues, jazz
Take in some jazz and classic blues with Jerry Edwards, an 85-year-old guitarist, with the band Avatar Blue, every Wednesday night. Details at 843-267-9940.
Details: 7-9 p.m. at The Old Bull and Bush, 4700 U.S. 17, on west frontage road, just north of Palmetto Pointe Boulevard, near Socastee and south city limits of Myrtle Beach. No cover charge.